Dr Dilli Ram Sharma

Dilli Ram Sharma, Consultant, Centre for Pesticide Suicide Prevention


Dr Dilli Ram Sharma is an expert in agriculture field with thirty-two years experience in Government, particularly the Ministry of Agricultural and Livestock Development. Dr Sharma has over 32 years of field to policy level experiences in the plant protection sector. Dr Sharma served as Joint Secretary under the Ministry of Agricultural and Livestock Development, the Chair of Pesticide Registration Committee, and Head of NPPO (National Plant Protection Organization). He is Member Expert for Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) of UN/FAO/IPPC from Asia region. He served as DNA of Rotterdam Convention from Nepal (2018-2020), Chair of Asia and Pacific IPM Standing Committee (2017-2019). Dr Sharma holds a M.Sc. in IPM from Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi, India and a PhD in Pesticide Management from Tribvuwan University, Nepal.